Academic Year 2019/2020 - 2° Year
Teaching Staff: Marco RUSSO
Credit Value: 6
Scientific field: INF/01 - Informatics
Taught classes: 21 hours
Laboratories: 45 hours
Term / Semester:

Learning Objectives

Teach students the transition from simple problems to their implementation in C language.

Course Structure

Lectures and PC exercises.

Detailed Course Content

The concept of algorithm

The concept of programming

Overview of programming languages

Difference between interpreters and compilers

The organization of memory in a processing system

Overview of the C language

The concept of variable

The sizeof operator

Header files

Stages of compilation

Errors and warnings

Type of C basic data and their modifiers

Constants Enumerations

I / O of a program

Expressions and mathematical functions

Type conversions

Overflow and underflow

Assignment operators

Unary operators

Mathematical functions

Random values

Conditional execution: IF

Logical operators

Conditional execution: SWITCH

Iterative execution: WHILE, FOR and DO-WHILE

Vectors and matrices

Characters and strings

The concept of indentation of the code

Comma operator

Ternary operator

Discussion on the endianess

The system function

Bitwise operators

Text files and binary files

Pointers Distinctions between pointers and vectors

Pointers arithmetic

Functions on byte blocks

The functions in C.


Local variables

Parameters and return value

Current and formal parameters

Explicit and implicit parameter switching

Static variables

The recursion

Data structures and union

The typedef operator

Introduction to the preprocessor C

Dynamic allocation of memory

Pointers to memory functions

Textbook Information

Any C book